An Introduction to Autoimmune Diseases

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36m
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Lecture Overview

Autoimmunity is the inability of the immune system to distinguish between the ‘self’ and ‘non-self’. This causes the body to attack itself by producing antibodies that target normal body tissues. In this lecture, research scientist Dr Ina Rudloff provides an overview of the immune system, describes common autoimmune diseases and discusses how autoimmunity affects the body.
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CPD36m of CPD
First Published01 February 2023
Updated01 February 2023
Expires
01 February 2025
Learning Tools
Topics
Anatomy and Physiology
Autoimmune Diseases
Chronic Illness